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ANT3467 Food and Culture

Dr. deFrance

Why does sharing a good meal with others make us happy? And how did the food items that make up your meals become part of your culture? In Food and Culture we examine how our food habits came to be and what food and meals revealabout culture. People across the globe have developed very personal relationships with food that reflects their cultural identify and history. This class examines how food fulfills social needs much more than simply our biological needs for nutrition and sustenance. If you love to eat, enjoy food porn images, and habitually watch the Food Channel, you might enjoy learning about the anthropology of food